In 1981 he graduated from school with a gold medal. In 1986 he graduated from the Odessa Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of Radio Engineering. Entered the service in SKTB "Alpha" (Ilyichevsk, Odessa region). In 1987 he became a member of the KVN team "Odessa Gentlemen". In the same year - the champion of KVN (season 1986-1987). In 1991 he graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography. Cherkasov (workshop A. I. Katsman and V. M. Filshtinsky). Since 1991 - actor of the Theater on Liteiny. He worked in the theater "Farsy", St. Petersburg (1992-2007).